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Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille in Calvados

Photo is of Vire at 25 km from Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille

Visit Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 25 km and Falaise at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Vire

Vire

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 28 km (direction east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments...

See Falaise guide
Caen

Caen

at 33 km (direction north-east)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide
 
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Creully

Creully

at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 53 km (direction north-east)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest...

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 54 km (direction north-east)

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Calvados

Map of places to visit near Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille

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Markets in and near Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille

  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (8km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (12km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Vire: market Friday (24km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (28km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (29km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (29km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille, France

What to do at Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (38km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (40km)
  • Sassy (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (8km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (32km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (34km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (36km)
  • Roches de Ham (36km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (38km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (42km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (60km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (19km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (16km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille is in the north of France at 33 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille

Canton: Condé-sur-Noireau

Arrondissement: Vire

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14770

Distance to Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille

from Caen (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 285 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 454 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cauville, Culey-le-Patry, La Chapelle-Engerbold, La Villette, Le Plessis-Grimoult, Lenault, Perigny, Pontecoulant, Proussy, Saint-Denis-de-Mere, Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, Saint-Lambert, Saint-Martin-de-Sallen, Saint-Remy and Saint-Vigor-Des-Mezerets.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pierre-la-Vieille

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